Fayetteville State University students with senior classification in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education may be permitted to enroll in 500-level classes. Students in the School of Business and Economics with senior classification may be permitted to enroll in 500 and 600 level courses. Undergraduates must meet the following criteria to be permitted to register for graduate level courses:
Graduate courses taken by students to fulfill undergraduate degree requirements will not be recognized by the University for graduate credit. However, graduate courses taken by students for graduate credit may be used to fulfill graduate degree requirements. Undergraduate students registered for graduate courses may not take more than fifteen (15) credit hours per semester during the regular academic year or more than nine (9) credit hours in a summer session.
Undergraduate students enrolled in graduate level courses may earn no more than two (2) "C" grades in all graduate level courses. Students who earn an "F" grade or three (3) "C" grades in graduate level courses will not be permitted to take additional graduate level course as an undergraduate student. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in all graduate courses.